Find the good life in Westfield, Wisconsin!
Where else can you find a better mix of nature, entertainment and business than Westfield, Wisconsin? It has some of the most pristine and purely beautiful places in all of south-central Wisconsin, as well as some of the most fun and exciting. Every type of visitor can find something they like about our wonderful town. Hikers, cyclists, and cross-country skiers will find many trails surrounding the region - just what they need to travel the great outdoors. There are hundreds of trails gracing the contryside, as well as the showcase of natural beauty provided by the historic Wisconsin Ice Age Trail. Those looking to view the beauty of nature do not have far to go! For those that love the elegant flight of birds, naturalists, enthusiasts and even casual citizens can enjoy a wide variety of bird species throughout the region. Wild turkeys can be heard gobbling everywhere. Visitors can also enjoy the beautiful flights of the turkey vultures, "black hawks" to the Native Americans. The assortment of birds in the region could keep any enthusiast busy for weeks!
Hunters and anglers will enjoy Westfield for its abundant oppourtunities. There are over 6,000 acres of public hunting grounds in the surrounding area where hunters can find a large array of animals , including one of the best whitetail deer herds in Wisconsin. There are also red and gray foxes, fox and ground squirrels, cottontail rabbits, grouse, raccoons, coyotes, woodcock, wild turkeys, pheasant, quail, ducks and over two thousand Canadian geese in season. For those that prefer their catch of a wetter variety, the region also includes various lakes and ponds that are connected by sparkling spring-fed trout streams. Here you can find some of the most wide-ranging and fruitful fishing spots in the Midwest. There is always something for the sportsman to catch in Westfield!
Much of Marquette County's past has been captured and preserved at the Marquette County Historical Society Museum in Westfield, Wisconsin. Three buildings are dedicated to local history. The stately two-story Cochrane-Nelson House, built in 1903 with high ceilings and filigree woodwork is furnished with antiques and collectibles. The house sits on land once owned Robert Cochrane, who settled on the property about 1850. Members of the Nels Nelson family lived in the house more than 70 years until the Cochrane-Nelson property became the Marquette County Historical Society Museum in 1979.
If you're looking for entertainment in the area you'll have no problem finding it! For those looking to hit or swing a ball, the area provides two golf courses, both of the professional and miniature variety as well as many bowling centers. Those looking for the thrill of the bargain cannot go wrong with Westfield's flea markets, antique shops, Amish furniture outlets and craft stores. There are also many collectible, novelty, and gift shops. To fuel up for all of these activities, there are many restaurants, grills, supper clubs, sandwich shops that fit a variety of menus, even some which serve wild game and domestic fowl. There is something for everyone in Westfield! So, come check us out and find out what you are missing. We would love to have you here!
Westfield Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 393 • Westfield, WI 53964
phone: (608) 296-4146
http://www.westfieldwi.com • Email firstname.lastname@example.org